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Obituary for Nancy Frances Hanks

Bruce Funeral Home, Inc.
106 South Center, Gardner, KS 66030
PO Box 192, Gardner, KS 66030 913-856-7111
712 South Webster, Spring Hill, KS 66083
PO Box 7, Spring Hill, KS 66083 913-592-2244
FX: 913-884-7009

Obituary Information

Nancy Frances Hanks, 87, Gardner, Kansas passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at her home. Private Graveside services will be held July 9, 2020 at Bridgeton Township Cemetery, Grant, Michigan. Condolences may be left at Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kansas 66030 (913) 856-7111.

Nancy was born on May 17, 1933 in Hillsdale, Indiana to Reed Calvin and Helen Ruth (Shaffer) Massey. She graduated from high school in Argenta, Illinois. She worked as an inspector/ trainer for Alcoa in Whitehall, Michigan for 28 years, retiring in 1995. Nancy moved to Gardner, Kansas in 2015 to be near family. She was a member of the Gardner Church of the Nazarene. Nancy loved living on the farm and she always had a camera in her hand ready to snap a picture.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; son Martin Reed Varvil; companion Charles Comis; brother Richard Dale Hanks and former husband Elmer C. Varvil. She is survived by her sons Darrel Lynn Varvil and Paul Gene Varvil both of Gardner, Kansas; sister Shirley D. Pawson, Sullivan, Illinois; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.